People choose books at the Sanlian Taofen Bookstore in Beijing, capital of China, at wee hours of April 9, 2014. The Sanlian Taofen Bookstore tried to open 24 hours a day on Tuesday. The trial operation will last for 10 days before the official business. (Xinhua/Wang Jingsheng)
First 24-hr Beijing bookstore opens
BEIJING, April 9 (Xinhua) -- The first 24-hour bookstore in Beijing opened but did not close its doors on Tuesday, to the applause of a bookish public.
The Sanlian Taofen Bookstore, owned by China Publishing Group Corp., announced on Tuesday that 10-day trial of the 24-hour bookstore from Tuesday until April 18, and if the trial goes smoothly the store may never close again. Full story